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Figures

Height: Architectural 199 m / 653 ft
Height: Occupied 181.5 m / 595 ft
Height: To Tip 200 m / 656 ft
Floors Above Ground 39
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 37
Top Elevator Speed 7 m/s
Tower GFA 145,602 m² / 1,567,247 ft²
Development GFA 145,602 m² / 1,567,247 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 300

Facts

Official Name Nakanoshima Festival Tower
Name of Complex Nakanoshima Festival Towers
Other Names Nakanoshima Festival East Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Japan
City Osaka
Street Address & Map 2-3-18 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku
Building Function office / other
Structural Material steel
Proposed 2006
Construction Start 2009
Completion 2012
Official Website Nakanoshima Festival Tower
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
National Ranking #42 Tallest in Japan
City Ranking #7 Tallest in Osaka

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer The Asahi Shimbun Company
Architect
Design NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD
Structural Engineer
Design NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD
MEP Engineer
Design NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD
Main Contractor Takenaka Corporation

CTBUH Initiatives

Megatruss Seismic Isolation Structure as Featured Building
Jan 2014 – Featured Tall Building

Research Papers

Highest Special-Purpose Spaces
29 Jul 2019 – CTBUH Journal Issue III

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?
Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II

Application of Seismic Isolation Systems In Japanese High-Rise Buildings
May 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue II

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Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II; Daniel Safarik, CTBUH
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May 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue II; Kentaro Nakagawa & Dai Shimazaki, Shimizu Corporation; Satoshi Yoshida & Ken Okada, Nikken Sekkei
In this paper, state-of-the-art technologies and design methods for seismic isolation systems are introduced in detail, through two practical examples of newly-built high…
Structural Design of Nakanoshima Festival Tower
Sep 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 3; Ken Okada and Satoshi Yoshida, Nikken Sekkei
Nakanoshima Festival Tower is a 200 m high-rise complex building which contains a renewed 2700-seat capacity concert hall known as “Festival Hall” and offices including…

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CTBUH Awards

Innovation Award 2013 Award of Excellence
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